University of Pittsburgh

Erik Rodenberg
Business Alumni Association Board of Directors

Columbus Consulting

Erik Rodenberg

Erik has over 20 years of combined corporate, store and consulting experience including 15 years of leadership in the US Army Reserves. Erik's executive experiences include Victoria's Secret, Burdines and Joseph Horne's Department Stores (both currently Macy's), Montgomery Ward, Home Shopping Network (HSN), General Nutrition Center (GNC) and Giant Eagle.

Erik has a comprehensive knowledge of the retail business including merchandising, replenishment, allocation, assortment and retail space planning and has recent consulting experience focusing on marketing strategy and implementation. Erik is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as a commanding officer with the US Army from 2004 through 2005 and was awarded a Bronze Star for his efforts in providing superior operational, administrative and logistical support.

Erik is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Management, Minor in Economics and received his MBA from University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School with a concentration in International Business. Erik is also a graduate of the Duquesne University Non-Profit Leadership Academy, received certification for the Business Executive Education winter series at Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business and has been certified in the Principles of the Toyota Production Concepts.